Northeast India

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Lonely Planet, 2009 - Travel - 384 pages
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India's Northeast is for the truly adventurous, and Lonely Planet has explored every part of it. We've trekked Sikkim's Monastery Loop, paused to admire sun-kissed peaks in Darjeeling, the hit the wild east in search of rhinos and jungle villages. Our 2nd edition takes you straight to what we discovered.

Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.

In This Guide:

Full color highlights & clearly mapped itineraries reveal the Northeast's best
Parks & Sanctuaries planner guides you to monkeys and rhinos
Festivals calendar tells you what's on while you're here
  

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Everybody knows world about of Mr. Everest, 8,848m and that’s the simple reason why the Everest Base Camp Trek 5,362 m is so popular. Mount Everest towers above the Khumbu valley at over 8,848 m and is perhaps the most iconic symbol of challenge and adventure on world. Everest base camp treks follow in the footsteps of legends as we ascend from verdant Lukla 2,880m to the vast glaciers and razor-sharp ridgelines of the Everest Himalayas; home of the world's highest peaks. At Base Camp, stand face-to-face with the fabled Khumbu Ice Fall and its towering search. Hike to the summit of Kala Pattar at over 5,445 m for an unobstructed view of Everest's windblown summit, trailing a seemingly perpetual banner of cloud and snowing on the Himalayas. The treks take you into the heart of the Himalayas of Nepali people as well, with awe-inspiring views of many of the world's highest and most beautiful mountains.
Except the mountain, the unique Sherpa culture, traditions, religion and hospitalities will be tasted in this trek as well. Most of the trekking days will be spent above altitude of 2880 m in the Khumbu valley and Imja Khola valleys exploration- there will be plenty of time to enjoy the local culture of the Sherpa people, visiting ancient monasteries, learn about Buddhism influence in Sherpa’s life and traditional farming system will add to flavor to your journey and will be most unforgettable experiences.
Everest Base Camp is the dream of the trekkers who love a trekking and hiking , because of its amazing scenery, because of the unique people living there, because of the stars are so close to touch, because of the mountain is there Please try one more time in your life , you get really life experience with big goal go to Mt everest base camp
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Contents

Northeast India
11
Highlights 4
115
Destination
142
History
151
Food Drink
168
Environment
176
Information
187
Eating
195
Around Agartala
238
Jaintia Hills
245
Around Bhubaneswar
258
Raghurajpur
264
Baliguda
270
Health
342
Language
351
Glossary
357

Shopping
204
West Bengal
210
South Assam
218
NAGALAND
225
Around Imphal
232
The Authors
365
Index
374
Diamond Harbour
376
Copyright

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